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Indian hegemonic policy in South Asia

By: M Roshan: THE recent letter addressed to the Indian Prime Minister by his Pakistani counterpart has yielded nothing for wooing Indian orthodoxy to hold bilateral talks. These were scheduled on the eve of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly session for respective foreign ministers’. The Indian External Affairs Ministry …

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India creating obstacle in regional cooperation

Kathmandu, 30 September: The attitude of only one country is hampering the spirit of the SAARC, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Thursday as he accused India of being an obstacle in regional cooperation. Qureshi’s comments after he participated in the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation council …

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Alarming economic scenario

Kathmandu, 30 September: Recent report unveiled by Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has presented very alarming economic scenario. The report state that the country’s current account deficit registered deficit of Rs 17.88 billion compared to Rs 11.12 billion in the corresponding period of the previous fiscal. Balance of payments deficit also …

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Shifting province headquarters agitate Dhangadhi people

Kathmandu, 30 September: Locals in Dhangadhi have announced Dhangadhi bandh for indefinite period after the province parliament decided to name the province headquarters in Godawari and naming the province as Far West Province. The province MPs from the ruling party endorsed the proposal with two-thirds majority. MPs from NC and …

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Dispute intensifies in CPN

Kathmandu, 30 September:  After announcement of the province committees of the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN), senior leader Madhav Nepal has become dissatisfied. Since then, Nepal has become strong critic of party chairman and PM KP Sharma Oli. Nepal hosted a tea reception by inviting all the standing committee members …

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Human skin: A new business in India

By Anil Tiwari: The display of the chopped head and skin of defeated enemies has a long history. Mongols made wine cups from the human skull of their enemies and dissidents. The Assyrians would leave the human skin to tan on their city walls to terrorize their potential opponents. After …

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Madhab Nepal dissatisfied with CPN leadership

Kathmandu, 28 September: CPN’s senior leader Madhab Kumar Nepal is unhappy with the performance of the party in the government as well as the act of the party leaderships. Addressing the concluding summer session of the Parliament on Thursday, Nepal strongly criticized the government’s non-performance. Nepal said that the government …

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Government unaware about Rs 20 billion spent by NGOs

Kathmandu, 28 September: according to the Social Welfare Council, NGOs have received above 20 billion rupees within a year. Where the fund has been spent, the nation is unaware. Nepal’s 723 NGOs had got the permission from the Council to receive the said amount in fiscal year 2074/75. The responsibility …

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Kathmanduites not to get Melamchi water during Dasain

Kathmandu, 28 September:  In spite of the government’s claim to supply drinking water from Melamchi before Dasain festival, the project works are going to be completed only after two months and the dream of Kathmandu people for drinking water from Melamchi is not going to fulfill during the Dasain festival …

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Reconstruction works: Donor countries didn’t fulfill their commitment

Kathmandu, 28 September: Many countries had expressed their commitment to help Nepal on reconstruction of the 2015 April earthquake damaged structures. Even after three and a half years of the devastating earthquake, Nepal has received very nominal amount of support for reconstruction works. Reconstruction works have affected as the donor …

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